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There are 7 ways to get from Southampton to Cornwall by train, bus, car or plane

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Train  •  6h 9m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
  2. Take the train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par

$113 - $211

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Bus  •  8h 35m

  1. Take the bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way National Express
  2. Take the bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet National Express

$24 - $32

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Train via Exeter St Davids  •  6h 41m

  1. Take the train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
  2. Take the train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan

$85 - $159

Drive  •  3h 16m

  1. Drive from Southampton to Cornwall 179.8 miles

$35 - $60

Fly from Southampton  •  6h 39m

  1. Fly from Southampton (SOU) to Newquay (NQY) SOU - NQY

$177 - $601

Train to London Gatwick, fly  •  4h 18m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
  2. Fly from London Gatwick (LGW) to Newquay (NQY) LGW - NQY

$154 - $356

Train, train to London Heathrow, fly  •  4h 26m

  1. Take the train from Southampton Central to Reading
  2. Take the train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
  3. Fly from London Heathrow (LHR) to Newquay (NQY) LHR - NQY

$289 - $600

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The cheapest way to get from Southampton to Cornwall is to bus which costs £18 - £25 and takes 8h 35m.

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The quickest way to get from Southampton to Cornwall is to drive which costs £29 - £45 and takes 3h 16m.

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No, there is no direct bus from Southampton station to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade and arriving at Lanivet via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 8h 35m.

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No, there is no direct train from Southampton to Cornwall. However, there are services departing from Southampton Central and arriving at Luxulyan via Westbury (Wilts) and Par. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 6h 9m.

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The distance between Southampton and Cornwall is 151 miles. The road distance is 179.8 miles.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cornwall without a car is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs £85 - £170.

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It takes approximately 6h 9m to get from Southampton to Cornwall, including transfers.

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Southampton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade.

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Southampton to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, depart from Southampton Central station.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Cornwall is to train which takes 6h 9m and costs £85 - £170. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs £18 - £25 and takes 8h 35m, you could also fly, which costs £130 - £470 and takes 6h 39m.

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Map of how to get from Southampton to Cornwall.
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  • Distance: 151.2 miles
  • Duration: 6h 9m

What companies run services between Southampton, England and Cornwall, England?

You can take a train from Southampton to Cornwall via Westbury (Wilts) and Par in around 6h 9m. Alternatively, you can take a bus from Southampton to Cornwall via Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way in around 8h 35m.

Airlines
Flybe
Website
flybe.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Manchester
Ave. Duration
5h 5m
When
Monday to Friday
Estimated price
$100 - $470
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Leeds Bradford
Ave. Duration
7h 17m
When
Tuesday and Friday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 55m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow
Ave. Duration
8h 10m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$140 - $650
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Newcastle
Ave. Duration
9h 35m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$130 - $600
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Glasgow, Belfast City
Ave. Duration
6h 45m
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$150 - $650
Flights from London Gatwick to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$55 - $270
Flights from London Heathrow to Newquay
Ave. Duration
1h 10m
When
Every day
Estimated price
$150 - $750
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Southampton to Newquay via Dublin
Ave. Duration
7h 47m
When
Monday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $500
Train operators
Great Western Railway
Website
gwr.com
Train from Southampton Central to Westbury (Wilts)
Ave. Duration
58m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$26 - $50
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$16 - $25
Advanced Single
$17 - $25
Anytime Day Single
$26 - $50
Train from Westbury (Wilts) to Par
Ave. Duration
3h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$85 - $160
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$45 - $70
Advanced Single
$45 - $70
Anytime Day Single
$85 - $160
Train from Exeter St Davids to Luxulyan
Ave. Duration
2h 33m
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$45 - $90
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$27 - $40
Advanced Single
$28 - $40
Anytime Day Single
$45 - $90
Train from Reading to Hayes & Harlington
Ave. Duration
36m
Frequency
Every 20 minutes
Estimated price
$13 - $24
Website
gwr.com
Off-Peak Day Single
$10 - $15
Advanced Single
$11 - $16
Anytime Day Single
$13 - $24
South Western Railway
Phone
0345 6000 650
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Train from Salisbury to Exeter St Davids
Ave. Duration
1h 54m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$29 - $45
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Train from Southampton Central to Clapham Junction
Ave. Duration
1h 11m
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$25 - $40
Website
southwesternrailway.com
Schedules at
ojp.nationalrail.co.uk
Bus operators
National Express

National Express Coaches are a quick and convenient way of travelling around the UK. Over 550 National Express coaches run on Britain's roads every day, serving over 900 destinations across the UK. National Express Coaches carry around 19 million passenger journeys every year. For added convenience, National Express operate coach services to all major UK airports 24 hours per day, and is on its way to being 100% wheelchair accessible. The company also has a 24-hour control centre that receives a GPS signal to update on location, speed and the temperature inside coaches, ensuring the smoothest journey possible.

Contact Details
Phone
+44 08717 818178
Website
nationalexpress.com
Bus from Southampton Coach Station Harbour Parade to Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way
Ave. Duration
6h 30m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$16 - $21
Website
National Express
Bus from Plymouth Coach Station, Armada Way to Lanivet
Ave. Duration
1h 5m
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
National Express

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There is no direct flight from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport. The quickest flight takes 5h 5m and has one stopover.

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Southampton to Cornwall bus services, operated by National Express, arrive at Lanivet station.

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Southampton to Cornwall train services, operated by Great Western Railway, arrive at Par station.

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Yes, the driving distance between Southampton to Cornwall is 180 miles. It takes approximately 3h 16m to drive from Southampton to Cornwall.

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Aer Lingus and Flybe offer flights from Southampton Airport to Newquay Airport.

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There are 1899+ hotels available in Cornwall. Prices start at $65 USD per night.

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The best way to get from Southampton to Southampton Airport is to train which takes 10m and costs £1 - £28.

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